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Viewable at the top right of NDA pages, the Filter Cart is a temporary holder for filters and data they select. Filters are added to the Workspace first, before being submitted to The Filter Cart. Data selected by filters in the Filter Cart can be added to a Data Package or an NDA Study from the Data Packaging Page, by clicking the 'Create Data Package / Add Data to Study' button.

The filter cart supports combining multiple filters together, and depending on filter type will use "AND" or "OR"  when combining filters.

Multiple selections from the same filter type will result in those selections being applied with an ‘OR’ condition. For example, if you add an NDA Collection Filter with selections for both collections 2112 and 2563 to an empty Workspace, the subjects from NDA Collection 2112 ‘OR’ NDA Collection 2563 will be added to your Workspace even if a subject is in both NDA Collections. You can then add other NDA Collections to your Workspace which further extends the ‘OR’ condition.

If a different filter type is added to your Workspace, or a filter has already been submitted to the Filter Cart, the operation then performs a logical ‘AND’ operation. This means that given the subjects returned from the first filter, only those subjects that matched the first filter are returned by the second filter (i.e., subjects that satisfied both filters). Note that only the subjects specific to your filter will be added to your Filter Cart and only on data shared with the research community. Other data for those same subjects may exist (i.e., within another NDA Collection, associated with a data structure that was not requested in the query, etc.). So, users should select ‘Find all Subjects Data’ to identify all data for those specific subjects. 

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  • You may query the data without an account, but to gain access you will need to create an NDA user account and apply for access.  Most data access requires that you or your lab are sponsored by an NIH recognized institution with Federal Wide Assurance (FWA).  Without access, you will not be able to obtain individual-level data. 

    Once you have selected data of interest you can:
  • Create a data package - This allows you to specify format for access/download
  • Assign to Study Cohort - Associate the data to an NDA Study allowing for a DOI to be generated and the data to be linked directly to a finding, publication, or data release. 
  • Find All Subject Data - Depending on filter types being used, not all data associated with a subject will be selected.  Data may be restricted by data structure, NDA Collection, or outcome variables (e.g., NDA Study). ‘Find All Data’ expands the fliter criteria by replacing all filters in your Filter Cart with a single Query by GUID filter for all subjects selected by those filters.

    Please Note:
  • When running a query, it may take a moment to populate the Filter Cart. Queries happen in the background so you can define other queries during this time. 
  • When you add your first filter, all data associated with your query will be added to the Filter Cart (e.g., a Concept, an NDA Collection, a Data Structure/Element, etc.). As you add additional filters, they will also display in the Filter Cart. Only the name of filter will be shown in the Filter Cart, not the underlying structures. 
  • Information about the contents of the Filter Cart can be seen by clicking "Edit”.
  • Once your results appear in the Filter Cart, you can create a data package or assign subjects to a study by selecting the 'Package/Assign to Study' option. You can also 'Edit' or 'Clear' filters.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Filter Cart currently employs basic AND/OR Boolean logic. A single filter may contain multiple selections for that filter type, e.g., a single NDA Study filter might contain NDA Study 1 and NDA Study 2. A subject that is in EITHER 1 OR 2 will be returned.  Adding multiple filters to the cart, regardless of type, will AND the result of each filter.  If NDA Study 1 and NDA Study 2 are added as individual filters, data for a subject will only be selected if the subject is included in  BOTH 1 AND 2.

  • Viewable at the top right of NDA pages, the Filter Cart is a temporary holder of data identified by the user, through querying or browsing, as being of some potential interest. The Filter Cart is where you send the data from your Workspace after it has been filtered.

  • After filters are added to the Filter Cart, users have options to ‘Create a Package’ for download, ‘Associate to Study Cohort’, or ‘Find All Subject Data’. Selecting ‘Find All Subject Data’ identifies and pulls all data for the subjects into the Filter Cart. Choosing ‘Create a Package’ allows users to package and name their query information for download. Choosing ‘Associate to Study Cohort’ gives users the opportunity to choose the Study Cohort they wish to associate this data.


  • Once your filter cart contains the subjects of interest, select Create Data Package/Assign to Data Study which will provide options for accessing item level data and/or assigning to a study.  

  • Once queries have been added to your workspace, the next step is to Submit the Filters in the workspace to the Filter Cart.  This process runs the queries selected, saving the results within a filter cart attached to your account.  

  • The Workspace within the General Query Tool is a holding area where you can review your pending filters prior to adding them to Filter Cart. Therefore, the first step in accessing data is to select one or more items and move it into the Workspace. 


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Bell Object Relations and Reality Testing Inventory

202 Shared Subjects

Bell Object Relations and Reality Testing Inventory
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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY Required field
sex String 20 Required Sex of the subject M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
Query sem_egc Float Required Egocentricity SEM (structural equation modeling) Score
Query sem_hd Float Required Hallucinations and Delusions SEM Score
Query sem_ia Float Required Insecure Attachment SEM Score
Query sem_aln Float Required Alientation SEM Score
Query sem_rd Float Required Reality Distortion SEM Score
Query sem_si Float Required Social Incompetence SEM Score
Query sem_up Float Required Uncertainty of Perception SEM Score
Query ts_egc Integer Required Egocentricity T Score
Query ts_hd Integer Required Hallucinations and Delusions T Score
Query ts_ia Integer Required Insecure Attachment T Score
Query ts_aln Integer Required Alientation T Score
Query ts_rd Integer Required Reality Distortion T Score
Query ts_si Integer Required Social Incompetence T Score
Query ts_up Integer Required Uncertainty of Perception T Score
Query q01_stable_relationship Integer Recommended 1. I have at least one stable and satisfying relationship. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q02_devil_possession Integer Recommended 2. Sometimes I think I have been possessed by the devil. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q03_try_harder_nice Integer Recommended 3. If someone dislikes me, I will always try harder to be nice to that person. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q04_hermit_forever Integer Recommended 4. I would like to be a hermit forever. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q05_real_or_dream Integer Recommended 5. I usually have trouble deciding whether something really happened or if it was a dream. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q06_weeks_withdrawn Integer Recommended 6. I may withdraw and not speak to anyone for weeks at a time. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q07_corrects_perceptions Integer Recommended 7. Even if my perceptions are inaccurate, I am quickly aware of it and can correct myself easily. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q08_hurting_close_others Integer Recommended 8. I usually end up hurting those closest to me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q09_substances_affect_reality Integer Recommended 9. Drinking alcohol or smoking marijuana can so drastically affect my mind that I cannot be sure what is real. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q10_no_control_sorrow Integer Recommended 10. I believe that people have little or no ability to control their sorrows. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q11_treated_as_child Integer Recommended 11. My people treat me more like a child than an adult. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q12_hallucinations Integer Recommended 12. I experience hallucinations. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q13_misses_others Integer Recommended 13. If someone whom I have known well goes away, I miss that person. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q14_handles_disagreements Integer Recommended 14. I can deal with disagreements at home without disturbing family relationships. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q15_loses_reality Integer Recommended 15. I feel out of touch with reality for days at a time. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q16_sensitive_criticism Integer Recommended 16. I am extremely sensitive to criticism. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q17_exercises_power Integer Recommended 17. Exercising power over other people is a secret pleasure of mine. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q18_anthing_to_get_way Integer Recommended 18. At times I will do anything to get my way. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q19_mystical_powers Integer Recommended 19. I possess mystical powers. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q20_hurt_rejected Integer Recommended 20. When a person close to me is not giving me his or her full attention, I often feel hurt and rejected. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q21_understand_social_sit Integer Recommended 21. I am usually able to size up a new situation quickly. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q22_untrustworthy_hate Integer Recommended 22. If I become close with someone and he or she proves untrustworthy, I may hate myself for the way things turned out. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q23_believes_perceptions Integer Recommended 23. I almost never have reason to doubt the accuracy of my own perception of reality. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q24_knows_emo Integer Recommended 24. I know my own feelings. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q25_cant_get_close Integer Recommended 25. It is hard for me to get close to anyone. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q26_satisfactory_sex Integer Recommended 26. My sex life is satisfactory. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q27_organized_plot Integer Recommended 27. There is an organized plot against me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q28_is_how_others_expect Integer Recommended 28. I tend to be what others expect me to be. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q29_holds_on_relationships Integer Recommended 29. No matter how bad a relationship may get I will hold on to it. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q30_thoughts_stolen Integer Recommended 30. I feel my thoughts are being taken away from me by an external force. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q31_lacks_opinions Integer Recommended 31. I don't usually have strong opinions about things. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q32_no_influence_on_others Integer Recommended 32. I have no influence on anyone around me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q33_lacks_free_will Integer Recommended 33. I have the feeling that I am a robot, forced to make movements or say things without a will of my own. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q34_nonexistant_cant_see Integer Recommended 34. People do not exist when I do not see them. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q35_overreads_others Integer Recommended 35. Often, I read things in other people's behavior that really aren't there. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q36_hurt_a_lot Integer Recommended 36. I've been hurt a lot in life. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q37_close_friend Integer Recommended 37. I have someone with whom I can share my innermost feelings and who shares such feelings with me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q38_plotted_against Integer Recommended 38. I believe that I am being plotted against. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q39_same_problems Integer Recommended 39. No matter how hard I try to avoid them, the same difficulties crop up in my most important relationships. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q40_being_followed Integer Recommended 40. I am being followed. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q41_desires_closeness Integer Recommended 41. I yearn to be completely "at one" with someone. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q42_unsure_date Integer Recommended 42. I am not sure what month or year this is. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q43_says_right_things Integer Recommended 43. I am usually able to say the right things. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q44_with_so_always Integer Recommended 44. In relationships I am not satisfied unless I am with the other person all the time. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q45_strange_feelings Integer Recommended 45. I experience strange feelings in various parts of my body that I cannot explain. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q46_protective_independance Integer Recommended 46. Being independent is the only way not to be hurt by others. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q47_good_judge_others Integer Recommended 47. I am a very good judge of other people. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q48_reltionships_end_same Integer Recommended 48. Relationships with people of the opposite sex always turn out the same way with me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q49_often_humiliated Integer Recommended 49. Others frequently try to humiliate me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q50_hears_voices Integer Recommended 50. I can hear voices that other people cannot seem to hear. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q51_intouch_with_emo Integer Recommended 51. I am rarely out of touch with my own feelings. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q52_others_make_decisions Integer Recommended 52. I generally rely on others to make my decisions for me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q53_false_familiarity Integer Recommended 53. It is common for me to be convinced that people, places, and things are familiar to me when I really don't know them. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q54_regrets_trusting Integer Recommended 54. I am usually sorry that I trusted someone. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q55_talks_though_anger Integer Recommended 55. When I am angry with someone close to me I am able to talk it through. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q56_thought_broadcasting Integer Recommended 56. My thoughts are being broadcast so that other people know what I am thinking. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q57_others_often_angry Integer Recommended 57. People are often angry at me whether they admit it or not. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q58_favors_manipulation Integer Recommended 58. Manipulating others is the best way to get what I want. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q59_nervous_opposite_sex Integer Recommended 59. I often feel nervous when I am around members of the opposite sex. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q60_body_changing_genders Integer Recommended 60. At times I feel like my body is being changed into that of the opposite sex. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q61_worry_left_out Integer Recommended 61. I often worry that I will be left out of things. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q62_pleases_or_rejected Integer Recommended 62. I feel that I have to please everyone or else they might reject me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q63_thoughts_being_read Integer Recommended 63. People who hardly know me are reading my thoughts whenever they want. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q64_vivid_dreams Integer Recommended 64. Sometimes I have dreams so vivid that when I wake up, it seems like they really happened. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q65_withdraw_months Integer Recommended 65. I shut myself up and don't see anyone for months at a time. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q66_sensitive_to_rejection Integer Recommended 66. I am sensitive to possible rejection by important people in my life. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q67_victim_of_cruelty Integer Recommended 67. I am often the victim of the cruelty of other people. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q68_makes_friends_easily Integer Recommended 68. Making friends is not a problem for me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q69_condemned_person Integer Recommended 69. I believe that I am a condemned person. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q70_unsure_talking_oppsex Integer Recommended 70. I do not know how to meet or talk with members of the opposite sex. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q71_hurt_cant_make_others Integer Recommended 71. When I cannot make someone close to me do what I want, I feel hurt or angry. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q72_voices_running_commentary Integer Recommended 72. I hear voices that others do not hear, which keep up a running commentary on my behavior and thoughts. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q73_fated_to_lonely_life Integer Recommended 73. It is my fate to lead a lonely life. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q74_thought_implantation Integer Recommended 74. I am under the control of some force or power other than myself, which forces me to think things or have impulses that are not my own. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q75_mood_affects Integer Recommended 75. My mood affects how I see things. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q76_others_never_honest Integer Recommended 76. People are never honest with each other. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q77_knows_reality Integer Recommended 77. I can always distinguish between reality and fantasy, even during the time I am going to sleep or awakening. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q78_mutual_effort_relation Integer Recommended 78. I put a lot into relationships and get a lot back. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q79_world_ending_soon Integer Recommended 79. I have the feeling that the world is about to come to an end soon. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q80_shy_opposite_sex Integer Recommended 80. I feel shy about meeting or talking with members of the opposite sex. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q81_relationships_about_power Integer Recommended 81. The most important thing to me in a relationship is to exercise power over the other person. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q82_sense_of_direction Integer Recommended 82. I have a good sense of direction and virtually never lose my way. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q83_ignores_unpleasantness Integer Recommended 83. I try to ignore all unpleasant events. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q84_unexplainable_anxiety Integer Recommended 84. I experience anxious feelings that I cannot explain. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q85_substance_paranoia Integer Recommended 85. When I drink or use drugs, it seems as if those around me have it in for me. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q86_overly_inward_focused Integer Recommended 86. I pay so much attention to my own feelings that I may ignore the feelings of others. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q87_unsure_location Integer Recommended 87. I frequently don't know where I am even in my own neighborhood. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q88_trouble_coping Integer Recommended 88. I have a hard time accepting the reality of tragic events in my life, like a death in the family. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q89_please_child Integer Recommended 89. I believe that a good mother should always please her children. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query q90_sees_what_wants Integer Recommended 90. Sometimes I see only what I want to see. 0;1 0 = false;1 = true
Query visit String 60 Recommended Visit name
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  • Element Name: This is the standard element name
  • Data Type: Which type of data this element is, e.g. String, Float, File location.
  • Size: If applicable, the character limit of this element
  • Required: This column displays whether the element is Required for valid submissions, Recommended for valid submissions, Conditional on other elements, or Optional
  • Description: A basic description
  • Value Range: Which values can appear validly in this element (case sensitive for strings)
  • Notes: Expanded description or notes on coding of values
  • Aliases: A list of currently supported Aliases (alternate element names)
  • For valid elements with shared data, on the far left is a Filter button you can use to view a summary of shared data for that element and apply a query filter to your Cart based on selected value ranges

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